2003: Roger Daltrey made his Los Angeles stage debut at the Hollywood Bowl playing Dr. Doolittle in My Fair Lady.
1995: Grateful Dead guitarist & singer Jerry Garcia died of a heart attack caused by hardening of the arteries at a rehabilitation clinic in San Francisco. He was 53 years old.
1995: Kiss taped their appearance for MTV Unplugged in New York City. During this performance, they performed with Ace Frehley & Peter Criss for the first time since 1979.
1994: Peter Gabriel made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman as the featured musical guest.
1986: Queen performed their final concert with Freddie Mercury at the Knebworth in England in front of 120,000 people.
1980: AC/DC reached the top of the U.K. Album Chart with Back in Black which spent two weeks on top of the chart. The album peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 Album Chart in the U.S. & went on to sell 45 million copies worldwide, making it the second biggest selling album of all time.
1975: Don Kirshner held the Rock Music Award Show in Santa Monica, CA. The top winners included Bad Company, The Eagles & Stevie Wonder.
1967: At the National Blues and Jazz Festival in the U.K., Jerry Lee Lewis had his set cut short after the overenthusiastic crowd caused a near-riot.
1964: Bob Dylan & Joan Baez performed onstage together for the first time at the Newport Folk Festival singing “With God on our Side”.
Rinus Gerritsen-bassist for Golden Earring born in 1946